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Richard Rodgers Reprised Throughout LA

 Reprise Theatre Company will present a month-long Richard Rodgers Celebration October 2-November 2 in a variety of venues across Los Angeles. The series of concerts, symposiums, staged readings, screenings and cabarets will explore the diversity and scope of the work of one of the most important figures in the American Musical.

Westside Events include:

October 22 & 23 at 8pm, THE BROAD STAGE 1310 11th Street, SM
A GRAND NIGHT FOR DANCING
An evening of dance inspired by the music of Richard Rodgers choreographed by Reprise’s resident choreographer, Lee Martino. The performance will include the iconic ballet “Slaughter On Tenth Avenue†from ON YOUR TOES as well as several newly created dance pieces.

October 31 at 8pm, THE BROAD STAGE 1310 11th Street, SM
THE SWEETEST SOUNDS: THE HARMONY PROJECT
More than 100 young musicians from urban Los Angeles perform some of Rodgers’ most recognizable music. An exciting partnership with the Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to building healthier communities through music. The performance will also feature several young talented soloists accompanied by the orchestra.

November 1 at 7:30pm & November 2 at 8:00pm
GINDI AUDITORIUM at AMERICAN JEWISH UNIVERSITY
15600 Mulholland Dr., Bel Air, CA 90077
TWO BY TWO: A STAGED READING
Starring Jason Alexander
Richard Rodgers entered his seventh decade of writing for the theatre with this fresh retelling of the Noah’s Ark story. This staged reading will feature a fifteen-piece orchestration. With a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and music by Richard Rodgers, TWO BY TWO is based on Clifford Odets’ play THE FLOWERING PEACH. The reading will be directed by David Lee.

For more information on these events and others:
www.reprise.org

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